International

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

August 19, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: President Obama called for Syrian president Assad to step down; Insurgents in Iraq killed 100 civilians there; and Libyan rebels advanced on Moammar Gadhafi's compound in Tripoli.

Escalating Violence in Syria

August 17, 2011

Syrian security forces round up thousands of civilians and Turkey calls for an immediate end to the bloodshed. Growing concern over the crackdown in Syria.

Rory Stewart: "Can Intervention Work?"

August 15, 2011

Shortly after NATO's invasion of Afghanistan, Rory Stewart walked across the country, alone, nearly ten years on he tells us why the West needs to let go of it's smug sense of moral obligation and stop seeing intervention as the "cure of all evil."

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

August 12, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: England was rocked by the worst riots in decades; Syrian president Assad vowed to press ahead with his crackdown on protestors; and a NATO airstrike killed Taliban militants who downed a US helicopter last weekend.

Riots in England/ Debt Crisis in Europe

August 11, 2011

Riots in England and deepening economic and political strains in Europe: Challenges for Britain, debt-burdened European countries and the global economy

Navy Seals and U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

August 9, 2011

The worst tragedy in the history of the U.S. Navy Seals highlights ongoing risks in Afghanistan. Diane and guests explore the challenges ahead for the U.S. mission and current plans for troop withdrawal.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

August 5, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: The trial of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak began in Cairo; the U.N. Security Council condemned the Syrian government's crackdown on protestors; and the European Central Bank tried to prevent the debt crisis from engulfing Italy and Spain.

Humanitarian Crisis in the Horn of Africa

August 4, 2011

Drought and famine have placed 12 million people on the edge of starvation in the Horn of Africa. What's holding up aid as the humanitarian crisis deepens.

News Roundup - Hour 2

July 29, 2011

A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories: Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg announced the formation of a panel to investigate the police response to the Oslo massacre; Britain expelled the remaining staff of the Libyan embassy as it officially recognized the Libyan opposition; and the Mayor of Kandahar was killed in a suicide blast in Afghanistan.

Robin Wright:  "Rock the Casbah"

Robin Wright: "Rock the Casbah"

July 27, 2011

More than half the Islamic world is under the age of thirty, a crucial component of the epic upheaval taking place in so many Muslim countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa. In a new book award winning journalist Robin Wright...

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